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Night to remember.

We experienced a very cold night to go however dressed very well for the cold. Very interesting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Very cool and well built ice castls. There were too many children though running around which was... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Edmonton, Canada
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  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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As one of Alberta's most popular events, Ice Castles is an awe-inspiring, must-see winter phenomenon that brings fairytales to life. The frozen attraction is located in six cities across North America. Ice Castles is built entirely by hand using...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
9330 Groat Road, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2B3, Canada
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

They did a great job on this fantastic must see! Friendly staff. Only a couple bucks entrance fee. Slides for the kids. A great day with the family!

2  Thank t_dovbniak
icecastles_1, Manager at Ice Castles, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2018

We're so happy to hear the whole family had fun! We hope you visit again soon!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed January 25, 2017

We went last weekend and came from Calgary to see what the hype was all about. While it was cool to see, we felt it was way too over priced and little to explore. I agree with other reviews it would have been nice if...More

2  Thank Teija H
icecastles_1, Manager at Ice Castles, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2018

Thank you for visiting the Ice Castles. We're so sorry that you didn't think your experience was worth the cost of admission. We appreciate your honest review and we'll share your suggestions with our team. Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We experienced a very cold night to go however dressed very well for the cold. Very interesting particularly with the coloured lights in the ice. I would go again.

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Reviewed September 30, 2018

The ice castles are an amazing winter attraction put on at the William Hawrelak Park! Take your family or date for a magical and wonderful experience, dress warm and bring your skates a fairy tale experience to add to your bucket list.

Thank Shanda K
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Easy to reach and park. The colors are very nice at night. There is music even, couple slides, some fancy ice chairs to sit on and take pictures. We intend to go again but with visitors and/or grandchildren.

Thank Simon D
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Very cool and well built ice castls. There were too many children though running around which was only reason it wasen’t 5 star. Getting tickets ahead of time saved a lot of time when arriving

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Reviewed July 10, 2018

We were a group of adults and we thoroughly enjoyed walking through the lit ice structures. We went in the evening when we could see the lights glowing through the ice. We all enjoyed ourselves.

Thank justme55555
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

I would say the trip was worth it, slides were fun even for adults! But we went on a very cold day and the fire inside wasn't kept very stoked so it was hard to warm up and stay long enough to feel like we...More

Thank Brooke Z
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Took the family here to check this out, well worth the price! The kids really had a great time as did everyone else.

Thank Aussie1fan
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

Picturesque views were throughout the castle ,which was located hawrelak Park. It reminded us of the Disney movie “frozen “. Parking was organized outside the park. In order to get into the park easily with young kids, sled was the first choice. Stroller on the...More

Thank 425bonniew
Reviewed May 14, 2018

Visited the ice castles last year. Very clever the way it is done. Very pretty at night. Ice slides for the kids.

Thank 576tess1959
Reviewed May 2, 2018

This was my second visit. I bought the tickets in the preseason sale so we could take visitors and did not regret it. Beautiful ice walls. Dress warmly!

Thank KhalidA697
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Melissa S
February 19, 2018|
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I did not mean to vote not helpful - it was an accident click. Thank you so much for taking time to answer- it is a great help. if our plans won't change we will visit it this weekend both day and night. ^^
Angela W
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Response from Morgan6977 | Reviewed this property |
No, they have drinks inside you can buy. It is at a few food trucks they have on site.
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No, pets are not allowed; except service animals.